Jewel

Jewel : A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

4.45 (11 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Foreword by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

Celebrate the world's most dazzling jewels and gemstones with this glamorous guide to jewellery, precious and semi-precious gems, and minerals.

Packed with spectacular photography of gemstones and celebrated jewellery and other precious objects, fascinating real-life stories about the world's most famous, celebrated, or notorious gems, and interesting historical features about the history of gemmology, Jewel is a lavish look at precious stones, precious metals, and organic gems such as amber and pearl.

Discover gemstones from agate to zoisite, take an up-close look at the world's most extravagant and famous jewellery, and immerse yourself in the incredible stories behind famous gems including the stunning Koh-i-Noor, the exquisite Faberge eggs, and the mysterious and allegedly cursed Hope Diamond.

With a foreword by Judith Miller, this sumptuous celebration of the treasures of the Earth is the perfect gift for anyone looking for a little glamour.
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 256 x 301 x 29mm | 2,162g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241226031
  • 9780241226032
  • 199,506

Table of contents

1: Introduction
2: Native Elements
3: Gemstones
4: Organic Gems
5: Rock Gems and Rocks
show more

Rating details

11 ratings
4.45 out of 5 stars
5 55% (6)
4 36% (4)
3 9% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X